Basic Concepts of Genetics and Genomics

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

American Heart Association
to be determined


C.E. Credit for Physician: 3.25
Specialization: AMA PRA Category 1
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Heart Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.
C.E. Credit for Physician Assistants : 3.25
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 3.25 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.
C.E. Credit for Nursing : 3.25
The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 3.25 contact hours. **ANCC credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity has expired.
C.E. Credit for Pharmacy: 3.25
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Credit: 3.25 Contact Hours or 0.325 CEUs. Universal Program Number: 0256-0000-15-761-H01-P. **ACPE credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. Credit will not be available to claim after 30 days of attending the activity.

Training Overview Description

The activity is an online course in genetics/genomics that comprehensively covers the topics outlined in “Basic Concepts and Potential Applications of Genetics and Genomics for Cardiovascular and Stroke Clinicians: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association.” Providers will watch 16 modules, ~4 hours total in duration, and complete multiple-choice, self-assessment questions linked to the modules to ensure an understanding of the material. After completion of the online course, providers will be “literate” with respect to genetics/genomics issues that are likely to be important for clinical practice in the next 5 years (as outlined in the aforementioned Scientific Statement).

Heart Disease
NP - Family Practice
NP - Pediatric
NP - Psychiatric
NP - Women's Health
Other Mid-Level Providers
Other Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
CNA/NA (Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant)
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nurse Administrator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Educator
Public Health Nurse
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse - CNS
Family Medicine Physician
General Surgeon
Obstetrics and Gynecologist
Other Physician
Othopedic Surgeon

Registration Information

Register online at this website. The website offers full details on the course, including content of modules, requirements for CE credit and technical necessities for connecting to the material. The course is free for members of the American Heart Association and $45 for non-members.